KSBA to provide three days of training, legal updates for district special education directors Aug. 26-28 in Lexington

(Superintendents: Please forward to your special ed directors.)

Special education law is constantly changing, and KSBA will provide three days of updates and insights for district special education directors Aug. 26-28 at the Embassy Suites on Newtown Pike in Lexington. This conference provides information that all directors — new and experienced — need to know.

Sessions will cover current court cases, hot topic issues, budgeting, resources, how to survive an IDEA hearing, health services, juvenile justice reform and more. KSBA’s experienced attorneys Teresa Combs and John Fogle will be presenters. KSBA Principal Policy consultant Janet Jeanes will provide a session on board policy, while KDE staff attorney Todd Allen will discuss the agency’s hearing and complaint process.

The conference also includes a session on KSBA Model Special Education Procedures. This session will be helpful to special ed directors and Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) chairpersons.

Those new to their job should be sure to attend the sessions on the first day, which will be particularly helpful to new directors and ARC chairpersons.

Online registration is open here http://www.ksba.org/protected/EventView.aspx?id=6G3G30B. Conference fees are as follows:

KSBA Special Education Service subscribers

$100 for Wednesday morning

$100 for Wednesday afternoon

$200 for Thursday

$200 for Friday

$450 for 2.5 days (This fee will be adjusted after registration review. Please register for the days you wish to attend and the $450 will be applied to your invoice.)

$550 for all three days

Non-KSBA Special Education Service subscribers

$300 for Wednesday morning

$300 for Wednesday afternoon

$600 for Thursday

$200 for Friday

$1,350 for 2.5 days (As noted above, the fee will be adjusted after registration review.)

$1,650 for all three days

Need more information? Contact Jolene Shearer Jolene.shearer@ksba.org at 800-372-2962.

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